West Yorkshire Area Guides

West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county, with five metropolitan boroughs, including the City of Leeds. It has excellent transport links by rail and bus within the county, most running through Leeds. Though it is a largely metropolitan county, the moorland and valleys outside the larger cities are dotted with old mill towns and villages, which are reminders of the county’s historical association with the textile industry. Today, West Yorkshire is not industrial heartland, but a picturesque county where anyone from young professionals looking for alternatives to London and families or pensioners might settle. Two suburbs of Leeds made the 2014 Sunday Times list of the best places to live in Britain.

Living in West Yorkshire

CastlefordFabulous3.1
CleckheatonExceptional4.4

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